Agricultural Credit Trainer

  Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Part Time 1408
Date Posted:Jun 12, 2017
Closing Date:Jun 25, 2017
Work Type:Part Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA):


Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA) is the national network of development finance Institutions in Afghanistan. Registered with the Afghan Government, it was established in 2005. AMA is also a member of South Asian Microfinance Network (SAMN) and also serve as Board member of SAMN. AMA aims at promoting a sustainable development finance sector in Afghanistan through sector coordination and networking, knowledge management, lobbying & advocacy and capacity building. It has 14 members.

Job Summary:

The objective of the training program is to enhance the capacity of DFIs’ middle management staff on different aspects of agricultural lending especially on Agricultural Credit Risk Management, and Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management
age (35 – 50 ).

Duties & Responsibilities:

The principal duty of the Trainer will be to conduct two trainings 1. Agricultural Credit Risk Management 2. Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management in Agriculture Lending. Each training will be for five days for DFIs middle management staff in Kabul, Afghanistan. The assignment is expected to be completed in two phases;
1. The first training to be conducted in August 2017.
2. The second training to be conducted in November, 2017. Specific dates for each training will be identified later.
The Trainer will be responsible to develop the training plan and material and deliver the training as per the agreed timelines.
Specifically, the Trainer will be responsible for the following tasks:

Develop a training plan for five days on Agricultural Credit Risk Management and five days on Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management in Agricultural Lending.

Develop the training details and outline including the sub topics to be covered under each training.

Develop the training curriculum, specifying the training method for each section.

Develop the training presentations in slides, divided by days/topics.

Identify training material (flip charts, markers, stationery, flash cards, etc.).

Develop pre-test, post-test and evaluation forms for the training and conduct them accordingly.

Deliver the training based on approved training plan and material.

Apply principles of adult learning throughout the five days training.

Evaluate trainees at the end of training and record its outcome.

Prepare the training report, focusing on post-test and evaluation results, and share it with AMA with specific recommendations for future trainings.
The Consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:

Training plan, curriculum, and power point presentations for both trainings.

Pre-test, post-test, and evaluation forms.

Training reports including training evaluation reports.

Job Requirement:

Proven expertise and experience in conducting trainings especially Agricultural Credit trainings.

Ability to analyze financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit

Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices

Experience or knowledge of microfinance and agriculture credit is required.

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Should be able to travel to and stay in Afghanistan

Knowledge of Dari and Pashto (local languages) will be an advantage

Prior working experience in Afghanistan is an advantage

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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